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Return to Horror High (1987)

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A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about ... See full summary »

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Richard Birnbaum
Al Fann ...
Amos
Panchito Gómez ...
Choo Choo
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Josh Forbes
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Donny Porter
Lori Lethin ...
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Marvin J. McIntyre ...
Robbie Rice
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Richard Farley
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A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since members of cast and crew disappear without a trace, it seems as if history is repeating itself... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Killer to the left...Killer to the right...Stand up...Sit down...FRIGHT! FRIGHT! FRIGHT! See more »

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Philip McKeon's movie debut. See more »

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Richard Farley: Nobody hits one of the Trolls!
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The End...or is it? After all of the credits roll and "Scary Movies" ends, you will hear the mop bucket squeak as it pass by. See more »

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GREET THE TEACHER
Performed by Pleasant Company
Written by Larry Weir
Produced by Tom Weir and Larry Weir
Published by St. Cecilia Music / Fourteen Ninety-Two Music /
Warner-Tamerlande Publishing Corp. / BMI
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A pleasant surprise.
28 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie could serve as a wake-up call to all those who thought "Scream" was oh-so-stunningly-original. Witty lines like "Why does everyone always want to go to a dark basement without even a flashlight?", commenting on the oldest horror cliches, pop up here ten whole years before they became "fashionable". The film does have a very complex structure and adds one bizarre twist after another in the last 30 minutes, and ends up not making a whole lot of sense; in that respect, it reminded me of the funny 1976 whodunit-spoof "Murder By Death". And just like in that film, you'll be better off ignoring the plot and concentrating on the individual moments and scenes. There are some engaging performances (particularly by Lori Lethin and Alex Rocco as the producer - "write them a hopeful, life-affirming scene where they talk about love and children, and make sure it's set in the showers, so they can be naked!"), and in general the film offers much more creativity than you'd normally expect to find in this genre. (**1/2)


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